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SRI LANKA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Technical Training to Poor Youth to Help Them Gain Employment in Difficult Labor Market

By at December 3, 2015 | 5:45 pm

SRI LANKA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Technical Training to Poor Youth to Help Them Gain Employment in Difficult Labor Market

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center, located in the city of Nochchiyagama in northern Sri Lanka, is providing underprivileged youth an opportunity to gain the skills necessary to find and retain employment in Sri Lanka’s difficult job market. More than 160 students completed their training this year and are confident they will find work. Youth more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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KENYA: World Food Program Cuts will Affect Nearly 1,000 Participating in Salesian Programs at Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at June 15, 2015 | 9:06 am

KENYA: World Food Program Cuts will Affect Nearly 1,000 Participating in Salesian Programs at Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) The U.N World Food Programme made an announcement in June that due to a shortfall in donor funding it plans to cut food rations for half a million refugees living in camps in northern Kenya, according to a recent Thomas Reuters Foundation article. Food rations will be cut by close to a third for the primarily Somali and South Sudanese refugees at the more...

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REPUBLIC OF CONGO: New Building at Don Bosco Vocational Center to Increase Student Admission

By at May 5, 2015 | 1:05 pm

REPUBLIC OF CONGO: New Building at Don Bosco Vocational Center to Increase Student Admission

(MissionNewswire) In early March, the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Pointe-Noire, the second largest city in the Republic of Congo, inaugurated a new building that will allow for increased student admission. The new building is part of a project focused on the promotion of vocational training for disadvantaged youth that will train 3,000 students from the more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries are Building New Vocational School for Growing Refugee Population

By at April 1, 2015 | 8:09 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries are Building New Vocational School for Growing Refugee Population

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue to provide services to refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. Kakuma is operated by UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency, in collaboration with Salesian missionaries in the country as well as several other humanitarian organizations. The camp offers refugees safety, security and life-saving services such as housing, more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Hope, Education and Nutrition to Youth in Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at June 2, 2014 | 10:23 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Hope, Education and Nutrition to Youth in Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) As of the end of May, Kakuma refugee camp, located in northern Kenya near the Uganda and South Sudan borders, is caring for 155,477 refugees from 20 different countries, according to UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency. The majority of refugees at the camp, more than 44 percent, are from South Sudan and arrived after escaping conflict and violence. Kakuma more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Technical Institute is Preparing Poor Youth for the Workforce in Nagaland

By at August 18, 2013 | 9:38 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Technical Institute is Preparing Poor Youth for the Workforce in Nagaland

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs are making a huge difference in India, but the need is enormous. According to UNICEF, India is home to 25 percent of the world's poor. In addition, 44 percent of its workforce is illiterate and the country has the largest number of child laborers in the world. A recent report on poverty from the Planning Commission of India has noted more...

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